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Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:13 pm
by Sue
so the answer according to me and David are


1 The melody for the Happy Birthday song was first penned by two sisters, Mildred and Patty Hall.

Mildred and Patty Hill.

2 It is thought that birthday celebrations originated in the Roman Empire

3 Spanish people take birthdays very seriously, and ALWAYS have a days holiday

4 In India, black and white gift wrapping is considered unlucky

5 More people celebrate their birthdays in SEPTEMBER than in any other month

6 Most babies are born on a Tuesday

7 William Shakespeare's died on his 52nd birthday: 23 April 1616.
FALSE unknown DOB

8 The earliest birthday parties in history were held because it was feared that evil spirits were attracted to people on their birthdays. To protect them from harm, friends and family would help celebrate their birthday by spending time with the birthday person, bringing them good wishes, thoughts and presents
TRUE ... facts.html

9 The Birthstone for March is the Aquamarine

10 Legend has it Birthstones become popular after King Arthur presented Merlin with a Pearl Moonstone as a gift

Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:44 pm
by craftyhazelnut
Well done, Sue and Paula.

Love Hazel

Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:52 pm
by PaulaC
:happy: and well done Sue as well

I like the ones I can enter from work, but I promise to make something for the crafty challenges as well - in fact, if I don't enter at least one making challenge, I give you the right to take my 'little something' and give it to someone else.

Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:46 pm
by sheilagh
Well done Sue F and Paula.

Congrats on the last question Sue - you have a fertile imagination.

Never mind H - if we could have combined our brain cells we might have got somewhere.


Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:47 pm
by Sue
Why thank-you Sheilagh :D

Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:41 pm
by SueF
:banana: thanks Sue - had fun finding the answers, will be working on a few of the crafty challenges tonight :D

Well done Paula too :D


Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:55 pm
by Carolyn
fantastic quiz Sue - you should start hosting quizzes - you are just so good at the false ones - so believable

Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:33 pm
by carol
Well done Sue and Paula :clap:


Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2009 1:11 am
by Kath
Well done Sue and Paula. Good quiz too! :)

Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2009 10:58 am
by Leggies
Well done girls! Had fun taking part :-)

Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:23 pm
by SueF
Thanks Sue - my goodies arrived on Thurs (pc was down so I could say thanks on the day)

Lovely rubons & tickets thanks :angel: